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Man Found Deceased in Willamette River

Eugene, Ore. – On August 7 at 10:22 a.m., a person called Central Lane 911 after a white male, age 43, was observed deceased in the Willamette River in shallow water.     The location was just east of River House, 301 N. Adams Street. Eugene Police officers responded as well as a Lane County […]

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Passerby Shot on McGowan Creek Rd.

Springfield, Ore. – Last night just prior to 9:00pm, Lane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to McGowan Creek Rd. after learning that someone had been shot while driving in the area.      The victim of the shooting, a 29 year old male, advised that he and his vehicle were shot multiple times by birdshot from […]


National Night Out – 2022 – Lane County Sheriff’s Office

Lane County, Ore. – Please join LCSO tomorrow night for National Night Out 2022! The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is excited to participate in this event that celebrates the partnership between Law Enforcement and the communities that they serve. National Night Out takes place on the 1st Tuesday of every August.     Events are […]

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Creslane Elementary School in Creswell Burglarized

Creswell, Ore. – On July 28 just prior to 3:00am, security video captured two unknown suspects burglarizing Creslane Elementary School in Creswell. The suspects both appear to be white juvenile males.      The first suspect is seen wearing a dark color hooded sweatshirt with dark color pants and dark colored tennis shoes.  He is […]

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Internet Child Sex Crimes Suspect Arrested

Eugene, Ore. – Lane County Sheriff’s Office detectives recently received information from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that 29 year old Ryan Scott Lavoie had been uploading child pornography to the internet.     LCSO detectives applied for and were granted a warrant to search Lavoie’s residence in the 3500blk of Archwood St. […]

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Breakdown of LCSO Activity During the 2022 Oregon County Fair

Veneta, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office conducted overtime patrols in the Veneta area around the Oregon Country Fair beginning Wednesday, July 6th and continued through Monday, July 11th.     With grant monies provided through Oregon Impact and the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Sheriff’s Office was able to staff 88 hours of […]

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Car Strikes Pedestrian then Overturns – Clearlake Road

Junction City, Ore. – Yesterday afternoon at approximately 5:48pm, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on Clearlake Rd. near Kirk Rd. northwest of Eugene.   Preliminary investigation reveals that a Mazda sedan was driving eastbound on Clearlake Rd. when it struck a pedestrian on the shoulder and overturned. The pedestrian and a […]

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Stolen Truck and Trailer Containing Animal Health Supplies

Coburg, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying leads related to the theft of a full-sized truck and trailer.   Sometime over the night of 06/27/22 into the morning of 06/28/22, a gray Ford F-350 dually pickup and attached white 20ft. Pace America enclosed cargo trailer was […]